meaning

meaning
noun (the sense in which a statement, action, word etc is (intended to be) understood: What is the meaning of this phrase?; What is the meaning of his behaviour?) sentido, significado
meaning n significado / sentido
meaning
tr['miːnɪŋ]
noun
1 (sense - of word) sentido, significado; (- in dictionary) acepción nombre femenino; (- of symbol, act) significado
what's the meaning of "draft"? ¿qué significa "draft"?, ¿qué quiere decir "draft"?
do you get my meaning? ¿entiendes lo que te quiero decir?
2 (significance, importance) sentido; (purpose, intention) intención nombre femenino
my life has no meaning mi vida carece de sentido
a glance full of meaning una mirada llena de intención
adjective
1 (significant) significativo,-a
meaning ['mi:nɪŋ] n
1) : significado m, sentido m
double meaning: doble sentido
2) intent: intención f, propósito m
meaning
adj.
significativo, -a adj.
n.
acepción s.f.
efecto s.m.
intención s.f.
sentido s.m.
significado s.m.
'miːnɪŋ
count & mass noun (of word) significado m, acepción f; (of symbol, act) significado m

literal/figurative meaning — sentido m literal/figurado

work? you don't know the meaning of the word — ¿trabajar? tú no sabes qué significa trabajar!

if you take o get my meaning — si me entiendes

['miːnɪŋ]
1. N
1) (=sense) [of word] significado m , acepción f ; [of phrase] significado m ; [of life, work] sentido m

this word has lots of meanings — esta palabra tiene muchos significados or muchas acepciones

life has no meaning for her now — ahora para ella la vida no tiene sentido

double meaning — doble sentido

do you get my meaning? — ¿me entiendes?, ¿me comprendes?

he doesn't know the meaning of the word — (fig) ni sabe lo que eso significa

what's the meaning of "hick"? — ¿qué significa "hick"?, ¿qué quiere decir "hick"?

what's the meaning of this? — (as reprimand) ¿se puede saber qué significa esto?

2) (=intention) intención f , propósito m

a look full of meaning — una mirada llena de intención

to mistake sb's meaning — malinterpretar la intención de algn

2.
ADJ [look etc] significativo, lleno de intención
* * *
['miːnɪŋ]
count & mass noun (of word) significado m, acepción f; (of symbol, act) significado m

literal/figurative meaning — sentido m literal/figurado

work? you don't know the meaning of the word — ¿trabajar? tú no sabes qué significa trabajar!

if you take o get my meaning — si me entiendes


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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